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FOX
Jan 16, 2013 10:00pm PST
background checks. rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> again, just to clarify here, this is $500 million plan. other proposals the president laid out today, a $150 million funding request for schools to hire police officers, counselors, and psychiatrists. increased funding for a range of mental health services. >>> the national rifle association issued a statement today in response to the president's initiative. it reads in part, only honest, law-abiding gun owners will be affected, and our children will be vulnerable to the inevitability of more tragedy. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called this nra ad repugnant and courtly. it questioned why it's okay for the president's children to have secret service, but not put armed guards at school. most people would agree, the president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. >>> most americans felt ashelled that the newtown shooting could happen in this country. 34% also said there are too many guns in this country. 35% said gun laws should be left unchanged. 5% think gun laws sho
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
police officers on a long term basis. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> officer say a man was driving erratically in fremont drove up 880 through san leandro in oakland and all the way to san francisco. we followed them where officers deployed spike strips. it finally ended in south vanness where the driver was taken into custody. >>> firefighters were called to the scene when things went wrong with the display. tara moriarty joins us from the mission district with details on how it happened and why criminal charges could be filed. tara in. >> reporter: the owner of this art gallery could be in trouble for setting some artwork on fire and we should say the artwork is made out of matches, 2 5,000 to be exact. it was a map of the united states and by lighting it, it caused a lot of damage to this building. last night fire crews were called out when smoke and flames were shooting out from the building. the artist creates maps and some -- sometimes messages out of exhibits. the problem with last night's incident is that it posed a safety hazard, which caused $5,000 at least wo
KICU
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
carnage along the way. ktvu channel 2 news. >> a high surf advisory is in effect for the entire bay area coast. waves could be as high as 8 feet to 10 feet this weekend. it just takes one rogue wave with strong rip currents and cold water to spell disaster. new years day a richmonday man was swept to his death when he tried to rescue his dog. >> people walking dogs on beaches. people walking with their children. you just can't let your guard down. >> the high surf advisory is in effect until sunday afternoon. much biggerwaves are expected to bring excitement to the coast. they're on their way for the maverick surf contest. many flying in tonight. they're ready for danger with rescue boats and jet kiss on stand by. >> the energy in the swell is going to be ferocious and we're going to see these guys put to the test. training, experience, wave knowledge, and ability. >> the county sheriff's department says the plan is to keep spectators away from the water. the beach where spectators were knocked down in 2010 is off limits. >> he's urging the city to hire outside consultants including
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
shortly before 6:30. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning tells us police have been scouring the area for any signs of the suspects. alex? >> reporter: and good morning. i did just get off the phone a short time ago with a spokeswoman for the oakland police department who confirmed to me this is still a very active manhunt in the area. as i step out of the way, you can see the street is still blocked off. we're pushing you down seminary avenue. you can see the s.w.a.t. vehicle there. a number of others remain in the area trying to -- officer s remain there. they believe they have the suspects in the perimeter. they are still actively searching. the spokesperson said they've written search warrants to go inside homes as well. this began at 6:30 last night when an undercover police officer was shot and wounded during a stakeout operation. three gunmen were seen running off. police were able to take one of those men into custody. but two others escaped. throughout the night, officers were going through here with guns drawn, doing a canvass for those two men. >> obv
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
seasons in years. john fowler. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> thank you; john. >>> crews are at the scene of an accident. the driver is in the hospital. the accident stopped traffic shortly after 9:00 on old adobe road. the driver suffered moderate injuries and taken to santa rosa memorial hospital. no other vehicles were involved and the cause of the crash is under investigation. the truck is registered to a paving company called northwest engineering based in santa rosa. >>> they are hoping surveillance footage leads to a man who set a small fire at a redwood city elementary school. he set the fire in a garbage can on new year's eve and it spread to an adjacent garbage can and didn't spread to the school. the man is shown here and is believed to be between 17 and 22 years old and wearing a thin moustache and raiders cap with ear flaps. >>> a woman suffered burns after an apartment fire. the 81-year-old woman fell asleep while smoke ago cigarette in her living room last night. flames gutted the unit ever the apartment which is located at second and e streets. neighbors say they hope the wom
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
considering tough new measures to keep 49er fans in line during the super bowl. ktvu paul chambers joins us from city hall with the message going out to san francisco bars. good morning, paul. >> reporter: good morning. i tell you what the 49er fever can be smelled throughout the area. you can see behind us at the bill graham theater. you already remember a few months ago on the plaza outside city hall the people watched the giants win the world series. that won't happen for the super bowl because the city doesn't allow public viewing parties. a lot of 49er fans will have a good time celebrating. you can take a look from chopper 2 when fans kept to the streets to keep the partyers safe. mayor ed lee asked people who are serving hard liquor to be a little more responsible. >> serve something of heavy alcohol. any duration sometimes doesn't help. >> reporter: next week the mayor and police chief will visit areas hit by fires and vandals after the giants won the world series. mayor ed lee will help the city discuss a new effect. they hope to use a similar plan last week when the 49ers
KICU
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
from san francisco tonight, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> happening now the city council hearing from google about the search giant's expanse. google opens property in the city. tonight the company showing elected officials how they plan to handle a spike in photographic. >> in traffic. tonight's meet is just a study session. >> city leaders say google must complete transportation and environmental study before any development go forward. andgoogle reported rev news up almost 2 billion from a year ago. the company sited hire advertising rev news along with a boost in international markets. as for the broader markets the dough industrial rose 62 points to notch its ace game. l solid earns dew upon the, traveler, provided the spark. nasdaq tacked on eight points. the natural food maker the is recalls its new frozen pizza because there may be metaling fromments in the doe. doug -- dough. all varieties are being recalled. the news sent the company's stock down 11% today and they're offering refund and says no one has been hurt. >>> more flights between japan and san jose have been cancel
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am PST
public. >>> and a speech could be a turning point in his political career, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning everybody, i am brian flores. there was a very tiny bump in the mercury and rosemary, we will talk more about that. >> yes, we are still tracking a few spotty showers in the forecast and you can see most of this moisture is to the south and we continue to see some of this moisture working towards the bay area picking up just a few scattered showers and near concord up near mt. diablo. a little bit of patchy fog and we will have more coming up. >>> good morning, rose mark are you, traffic is working well but -- rosemary, traffic is moving well and there is some road work in san leandro that may still have some of the lanes blocked as you are picking it up. this traffic looks good approaching the 880 split. joining us live from the scene, in green bray with the details. >> that is correct, things are pretty much under control and let me show you exactly what happene
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
. firefighters did not find her until after the fire on second street was out. ktvu's alex savage is live on the scene with more on the woman's injuries and what neighbors are saying. >> reporter: good morning. she is opening the elderly woman will survive after the fire. we'll push in here on the unit on the unit that, as you can see, was badly damaged. the woman suffered burns and smoke inhalation. however, firefighters did tell us the woman had a pulse when she was transported to eaton hospital. the fire broke out at this 20- unit apartment complex. crews on scene here last night say it was a fairly small kitchen fire. at this point, it was unable to get out of her apartment. but as crews made their way through the unit, they found her unconscious and neighbors are worried about the woman but grateful the fire didn't spread. >> it didn't burn our unit. it didn't catch our unit at -- at all. >> reporter: this morning, i did put in a call to the hayward fire department. spoke to the dismatcher, we'ring a call back from the battalion chief -- expecting to get a call back from the battalio
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
about hiring police consultants. >>> and our ktvu channel 2 morning news cameras were right there during a chase, how that chase came to an end, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> good morning everybody, it is wednesday january 23rd, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> it sounds like rain but maybe just a tiny bit, maybe. >> yes, pam. finally a lot of cloud cover coming in not much rain but more likely in the afternoon and i would favor the areas in the golden gate, here is sal. >>> some traffic between walnut creek and oakland looks good but no major problems and 880 looks good as you pass the coliseum, now let's go back to the desk. >>> an early morning apartment fire, we are learning more about how it started and tara moriarty is there at the scene in haze valley with the neighborhood with more on what investigators are saying, tara? >> reporter: initially we reported this was a christmas tree fire but that was not the case. it is sort of a busy road and you can see all of the rubble that is stacked u
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00am PST
ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us, january 24th, i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores, in for dave clark. rosemary orozco is in for steve. how is it looking? >>> we have showers in monterey in the santa cruz area and giving you a peak, you can see most of the bay area is dry at this point but perhaps there is a few light showers, morgan kill and over santa cruz as well. we will remain with a few spotty showers and they are coming up in just a few minutes. here is sal. >>> 680 southbound as you drive passed mission boulevard and it is a little bit wet out there as rosemary orozco said. this is a look at the bridge and the traffic is moving along well as you head out towards the commute. now we do have a big problem in marin county and the water-main break is coming through, we have details on what happened, paul? we are on the drive here in marin county and there will be a lot of clean up, let me show you why. that fire hydrant is still still open and the fire department got a call about flooding in green bray. once on the scene, the w
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
with white vans shoes. in concord an aunt tells ktvu that her 15-year-old niece has been missing since yesterday morning. nicole addison was last seen at mount diablo high school. concord police says they have information that lead them to believe nicole ran with another girl. nicole is described as 165 pounds with green eyes and brown hair. >>> ktvu's jana katsuyama tellless us the argerian military stormed today after shrugging off help. >> reporter: militants who have been moving through nali and libya went in. tonight there are still hostages, americans are believed to be among them. algerian military forces fought back hard today. holding algerians and seven more hostages. the u.s. sent an unmanned drone and offered help, but algeria declined. at the end of the day several were pronounced dead. >> we're certainly concerned about the reports of loss of life. >> reporter: middle east expert thomas hill says in this case the u.s. was not the intend target. >> it appears to be the effort to nationalize the region. >> reporter: the group's take over of the bp plant is not the fir
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
you a hint, it's not google. reporting live from mountain view, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you think it's ktvu channel 2 news? >> i whats gonna say, it certainly can be -- i was gonna say, it certainly can be. >>> boy, the cars are on the roads, sal. >> highway 4 is one example where we have slow traffic getting into bay point. it's been slow from antioch to pittsburg. we haven't had any major problems. yesterday, we had the problem in pittsburg, today it's just slow traffic. 680 nearby is getting busier from pleasant hill to wa nil -- walnut creek. westbound 24, moderate. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's backed up because of an earlier problem on the bridge. the metering lights had to be slowed down. now things are back to normal. it's about a 20 to 25-minute delay. if you are driving from hayward to fremont this morning, the traffic is getting busker is from 238 to the mowry avenue exit. those two points, 23 minutes up from about 18 minutes. so it keeps getting longer and longer. if you are driving that stretch, give yourself the appropriate amount of t
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
experts to help police crack down on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vote didn't company until the morning. the council approved a consulting contract with bill bratton, a man whose past policing policies have come under fire. that vote angered many people in the audience. many in the crowd reacted strongly as the vote came down just after 2:00 this morning. ktvu had the only camera inside council chambers at the time. police moved in for a short time to maintain order. there were roughly 275 people who spoke at this lengthy council meeting. the council approved a contract with bratton's consulting firm on a 7-1 vote. bratton will help come in and help with a crime-fighting plan. critics are concerned about an apressive stop-and-frisk pomcy that -- aggressive stop-and- frisk policy that some worry could lead to racial profiling. this woman voted against this. >>
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it started just before 5:30 at an abandoned victorrian home. it took a few hours to put the fire out. squatters may have gone inside to escape the rain. two people were rescued from a roof next door. >> they were all together and they showed each other which way to go out. >> they were detained and the cause is still being investigates. >>> they called the u.s. quote the sworn enemy of the north korean people. they condemned the recent rocket launch and coming up, what the experts are saying about north koreans carrying out their threats on the united states. >>> coming up, whether to approve expansion plans for the sikh temple. some people who live there are fed up with the traffic and people parking illegally during prayer services and holidays. if approved the temple will almost double in size. >>> st. anthonys is building a new dining hall and community and political leaders are expected to help mark the occasion. it will better serve some of the neediest and they have served more lunches and dinners in the last few years and the facility
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